Glaucoma*Among Adults Aged 40 and Older, by Age and Sex, 2005–2006

Glaucoma*Among Adults Aged 40 and Older, by Age and Sex, 2005–2006
Age Group Percent of Adults
Total Female Male
Total 5.6% 5.7% 5.4%
40-64 Years 2.9% 2.7% 3.1%
65-74 Years 10.3% 9.2% 11.6%
75 Years and Older 15.4% 16.7% 13.4%

*Reported that a health professional had ever told them they have glaucoma.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2006. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

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